Emirates becomes one of the first airlines in the world to trial IATA Travel Pass, a digital platform for COVID-19 updates and test verification

Karachi / Dubai – Emirates has partnered with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to become one of the first airlines in the world to trial IATA Travel Pass – a mobile app to help passengers easily and securely manage their travel in line with any government requirements for COVID-19 testing… Continue reading

Emirates Group rolls out COVID-19 vaccination programme

Karachi / Dubai: The Emirates Group today rolled out a COVID-19 vaccination programme for its substantial UAE based workforce in coordination with the Dubai Health Authority and the Ministry of Health and Prevention. The inoculation drive began this morning, with priority being placed on its frontline aviation workforce, including Cabin… Continue reading

President FPCCI urges to extend the period of amnesty scheme for the construction industry by another year

Karachi( PR) Mian Anjum Nisar, President “The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry” (FPCCI) while appreciating the Prime Minister of Pakistan for introducing Amnesty Scheme for Construction Industry, said that the scheme has boosted the socio-economic status of daily wagers and supported the construction and its allied sectors…. Continue reading

Emirates SkyCargo transports first batch of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines

Emirates SkyCargo has notched yet another milestone by flying in COVID-19 vaccines manufactured by Pfizer-BioNTech to the UAE for the first time for the Dubai Health Authority (DHA). The vaccines were transported from Brussels on Emirates flight EK 182 on 22 December 2020, arriving at Dubai International Airport (DXB) at… Continue reading

FPCCI appreciates The State Bank of Pakistan for the waiver of the E-form requirement up to US $5000

Karachi (PR) Mian Anjum Nisar President “The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry” (FPCCI) and Shaikh Sultan Rehman Vice President applaud The State Bank of Pakistan for the waiver of the E-form requirement for up to the US $5000 per consignment for small industries. He said that this… Continue reading

Digitalization to help rebuild world economy & e-commerce amidst COVID-19; Stability in Afghanistan crucial for peace and development of entire region: SCO Secretary-General Fehmida Mirza terms social protection an indispensable art of policymaking Hafiz Pasha says no option but to go back to IMF

Social sector development back on the radar of govts: Dr Suleri. ISLAMABAD: Vladimir Norov, the Secretary-General of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), has said that though coronavirus has incurred enormous damage to public health and global economy, it has brought new opportunities at the same time, accelerating the process of digital… Continue reading

Engro Foundation honours COVID-19 frontline heroes in first-ever virtual IATC Awards

Karachi: Engro Foundation, the social investment arm of Engro Corporation, has recognized the achievements of Pakistan’s COVID-19 frontline heroes and announced eight recipients of its flagship I Am The Change (IATC) Awards. Amidst the global pandemic, the IATC 2020 invited frontline workers, who could be self-nominated or nominated by supervisors/head… Continue reading

Deadline for filing Tax Returns should be extended Mian Anjum Nisar President FPCCI

Karachi (PR) Mian Anjum Nisar, President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) and Sheikh Sultan Rehman Vice President have urged the Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, and Chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Mr. Muhammad Javed Ghani to extend… Continue reading

FPCCI appreciates the services of ANF to support the economy and trade during the COVI-19 lockdown situation:  Khurram Ijaz Vice President FPCCI

Khurram Ijaz, Vice President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry while delivering the welcome note said, during the meeting with the in-charge of the port control unit Anti-Narcotics Force, at FPCCI head office, that during the COVID-19 lockdown the world economy was shattering and here in Pakistan FPCCI… Continue reading

International Banking, Finance Conference: BankIslami CEO Stresses Collective Efforts to Mitigate Covid-19’s Impact

KARACHI: The President and CEO of BankIslami, Syed Amir Ali stressed upon the stakeholders in the financial and banking sector to develop the solutions, models, and procedures for overcoming the economic challenges in wake of the pandemic, while addressing the 4th International Conference on Islamic Banking and Finance at IoBM… Continue reading